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Apr 6, 2010
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Hey HBT, I owe a buddy of mine big and I was going to brew him a batch of beer. He drinks Budweiser but mostly because its cheap and he can drink 10-15 of them. He usually drinks my homebrew but I dont think he likes hops or stouts. Im trying to come up with a recipe for him but if you all have any ideas i would like to hear them. Color doesnt matter just want something malty smooth and refreshing. Very little hops maybe just a FW addition. This will be an all grain batch. Maybe a pilsner? No lagers I tried to make a budweiser already and didnt turn out well. I appreciate the help :) oh and hes all over anything irish so maybe a malty irish red recipe?


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Feb 11, 2010
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This Irish red ale comes out great, very malty
Type: All Grain

Date: 2/5/2011
Batch Size: 11.00 gal
Brewer: Rabid Viking Brewing
Boil Size: 13.48 gal
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: My Equipment
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00
Taste Notes:


Amount Item Type % or IBU
16.00 lb Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 86.51 %
1.50 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 8.11 %
0.50 lb Special Roast (50.0 SRM) Grain 2.69 %
0.25 lb Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) Grain 1.35 %
0.25 lb Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 1.35 %
2.00 oz Williamette [4.80 %] (60 min) Hops 16.7 IBU
1.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [4.50 %] (30 min) Hops 9.0 IBU
0.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (0 min) (First Wort Hop) Hops -
2.00 tbsp PH 5.2 Stabilizer (Mash 60.0 min) Misc
2.00 items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 min) Misc
2 Pkgs Nottingham (Danstar #-) Yeast-Ale

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.047 SG
Measured Original Gravity: 1.056 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.011 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.005 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.64 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.65 %
Bitterness: 25.7 IBU Calories: 245 cal/pint
Est Color: 9.7 SRM Color: Color

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Temperature Mash, 1 Step, Light Body Total Grain Weight: 18.50 lb
Sparge Water: 10.17 gal Grain Temperature: 58.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F TunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE Mash PH: 5.4 PH

Temperature Mash, 1 Step, Light Body Step Time Name Description Step Temp
75 min Saccharification Add 23.12 qt of water at 167.1 F 150.0 F
10 min Mash Out Heat to 168.0 F over 10 min 168.0 F

Mash Notes: Temperature mash for use when mashing in a brew pot over a heat source such as the stove. Use heat to maintain desired temperature during the mash.
Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2) Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 20.0 PSI Carbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 57.0 F Age for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F


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Whats Under Your Kilt
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Feb 7, 2011
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Try to cold brew him one or triple hop one...lol... Most BMC drinkers that come over hit the cream ales and my house brew wich is just 8 pounds 2 row and 1oz cascade... Don't do anything with late hop additions and they will like it...


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Apr 6, 2010
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Cold brewed and triple hopped huh? Lol if i really triple hopped it and dont think hed like it :). Good advice about not late hopping though. Thanks.